Did you read the Maven newsletter?

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  1. Kenna McHugh profile image90
    Kenna McHughposted 6 months ago

    The Maven closed its acquisition of TheStreet, Inc.

    1. DrMark1961 profile image97
      DrMark1961posted 6 months agoin reply to this

      Yes, and?

    2. Chuck profile image87
      Chuckposted 6 months agoin reply to this

      I don't recall seeing their newsletter but I did run across the announcement  about their acquisition of TheStreet, Inc. on one of the financial news sites I was going through.  The acquisition sounded like it made sense for Maven and I didn't see anything to make me feel that the deal would have any negative effects for us on HubPages.

      1. Kenna McHugh profile image90
        Kenna McHughposted 6 months agoin reply to this

        Good to hear!

    3. OldRoses profile image95
      OldRosesposted 6 months agoin reply to this

      If they are doing so great, why is their stock a penny stock (worth less than a dollar per share)?

  2. Beth Eaglescliffe profile image97
    Beth Eaglescliffeposted 6 months ago

    Can you post a link?

  3. Rupert Taylor profile image97
    Rupert Taylorposted 6 months ago

    Yes I saw it and blundered into a heroic dose of management-speak.

    "Their addition (of TheStreet) to Maven’s premium media coalition highlights the strategic momentum we're building ..." Can you build strategic momentum? I suppose so, but I wouldn't know how to go about it.

    Further on, there's "our portfolio of major media brands and nine-figure user scale." I wonder what kind of scale that might be. Anybody got any idea? Anybody?

    1. theraggededge profile image96
      theraggededgeposted 6 months agoin reply to this

      Maven are particularly guilty of nonsense-speak. Sometimes it's impossible to make any sense of it at all. It's them, not you big_smile

      They need this: http://www.plainenglish.co.uk/

  4. FatFreddysCat profile image97
    FatFreddysCatposted 6 months ago

    Good for them, I guess. (shrugs)

  5. paradigmsearch profile image88
    paradigmsearchposted 6 months ago

    This is just speculation, but I do believe Maven does more than sales and marketing of ads. They also host and maintain websites. In other words, they take over the job as webmasters. Maintaining a website is a labor intensive,  expensive, pain in the royal neck. Name brands are more than happy to hand over that whole mess to someone else. Looks like Maven is that someone else who does a good job at a reasonable price.

    1. Kenna McHugh profile image90
      Kenna McHughposted 6 months agoin reply to this

      Maven also took over Sports Illustrated's website of late.


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